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Rover New Edition

January 20th, 2014

‘Rover’ by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Neal layton, has been published in a new paperback format by Bloomsbury Childrens’ Books. A reprint of the sequel ‘Howler’ is due to follow soon, with a third book in the series currently being artworked by Neal!

Emily Brown Collection

December 9th, 2013

The Book People are selling a special collection of the first three Emily Brown books this Christmas, with all three books for only £4.99!

The Story of Stars Premiere

April 19th, 2013

Yesterday afternoon I read my forthcoming pop-up book The Story of Stars to the Warthogs class of Cumberland Infants School. This is the first time the book has ever been aired in public, and I’m glad to say it received an enthusiastic response, provoking lots of questions and debate! I’m afraid everyone else will have […]

London Book Fair

April 17th, 2013

Yesterday I spent an enjoyable and enlightening afternoon with my agent Alison Eldred at the London Book Fair. After some pre-arranged meetings we strolled around the rest of the stands, a great way to gain an overview of what’s going on in the publishing world. I was suprised at how busy and bustling it was. […]

Fab Five

February 21st, 2013

Illustrator Sarah Massini chooses That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown as 1 of her 5 favourite picture books on the excellent Library Mice blog. Thanks Sarah!      

Thanks to Somers Park Primary School for your beautiful letters and drawings. It was a pleasure to help launch your new library!

Stockport Childrens Book Award

September 7th, 2012

Stanley’s Stick has been shortlisted for the Stockport Childrens Book Awards 2012! For more info about this ‘fantastick’ award click here and for a list of all the nominated titles here…!

This Saturday sees the return of the King’s Street Tavern Alternative Christmas Art Fair. Expect to see Fine Art Prints by Sadie Tierney, signed books by Neal Layton and The Caravan Gallery, retro-8-bit-badges by Kendal Mint Cake and much more, all in ‘the best pub in Portsmouth’. More info courtesy of Strong Island here… Saturday 10th December […]

New Books Online

December 2nd, 2011

Three new books have gone up on Neal’s website. Stanley’s Stick, Cheer Up Your Teddy Bear Emily Brown and Talk, Talk, Squawk! All three books were published in 2011 and are available from all good bookshops and libraries.    

Stanley's Stick Nominated

November 4th, 2011

Stanley’s Stick has been nominated for The Clip Kate Greenaway Medal! The Kate Greenaway Medal was established in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for children. It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children’s illustrations and designs. You can read the list of all the nominated books here…

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